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The Lighthouse Camera Club is a friendly group of photo enthusiasts. The membership consists of men and women with skill levels ranging from beginners to advanced amateurs, to professionals.  Members use everything from simple point and shoot cameras to advanced digital SLR.

Our meetings are fun and informal. Members have the opportunity to share pictures they have taken on a wide range of subjects, including travel pictures, sports, nature and wildlife, macro, portraits, street and architecture, people and almost any other areas of interest. The club has monthly photo assignments, a theme slideshow which is a collection of images submitted by the members and presented at the monthly club meeting.

We have frequent guest speakers and educational opportunities on all aspects of photography including instructional sessions on how to use the camera and what equipment is right for a specific purpose. We also offer instructional sessions once per month on post-processing software like ON1 as well as instruction in basic and advanced photo capture techniques.

We schedule at least one outside field trip a month. We visit  museums, wildlife preserves, botanical gardens, scenic areas, historic areas and zoos. The club is open to suggestions for future field trip ideas.


!!! MEETING LOCATION !!!

The North Palm Beach Library Second Tuesday of the Month
Meeting time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Guests are always welcome!

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April 2022 Reminders and Info

REMINDERS April 2, 2022

We need your photos from the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary visit on March 5.  Please send these to Jeff  as soon as possible.  We will also create a video for the April or May Meeting from these photos.

We will also need your images FACES AND EXPRESSIONS/ Human or Other.  IMAGES by Sunday night, April 10 (See INFO on our April 12 meeting below).  and also your Alter Images and any you would like your colleagues here to Critique

The Alter Image for April is attached here for your convenience.  Please don’t wait until the last minute to submit your pictures to Jeff. 

If youwould like to copy the Zoo Slide Show to replay at home and to show your friends bring a Thumb Drive to the April meeting.  It was a big hit with our Club and the Poster was very much appreciated by the Palm Beach Zoo. 


ANNOUNCEMENTS April 2, 2022

Our next meeting:   will be on Tuesday, April 12 at 6:00 pm at the North Palm Beach Library.  We are always looking for New Members, so, bring along a friend or two!  

            IMAGES FOR THE April 12  CLUB MEETING. 

Our monthly theme for April is FACES AND EXPRESSIONS/ Human or Animal.  All members can submit up to five or six (5 – 6) images for the slide show we present at each meeting.  We are looking into methods for posting our slide show after each Club Meeting, on our Lighthouse Camera Club Website and our Facebook page. 

April 12, 2022 – Our Club Meeting and a presentation by Florida ornithologist Dr. Mark Cook  https://www.markiancookphotography.com/gallery about the birds we like to photograph at Green Cay and Wakodahatchee. The theme for photographs to be submitted prior to this meeting is FACES/EXPRESSIONS – Human or Animal.  We also plan to have some of our members discuss  their techniques for photographing wildlife and birds in motion.  For those of your who are experienced photographers, come prepared to talk with your club members about your favorite locations, camera settings, and other tips. 

Please send your images to Jeff or Steve (he will forward to Jeff) at 72 dpi, with the long side at 1200 pixels (same as always); DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING is 8:00 p.m. Sunday night, April 10 . 

Altering an Image and Critiquing.  We think we all had fun with this segment, so we will be featuring it at our Club Meetings.      Altering an Image:           Attached is an image that you can Alter any way you want (get creative). You can alter color, composition, add items, remove items or any other thing you can think of!  Don’t be intimidated; just TRY with whatever software you have (even Microsoft Paint!) and have a little fun with it.  After Altering just send back to me; you can do more than One!   We want your participation!Critiquing an Image:       Members may send me ONE image, each month, which they would like Critiqued (constructive comments only); these will be shown on the screen and the members will make their comments. These will be anonymous – no personal identification on the photograph.  This is fun and educational!  We suggest strongly that every member planning to attend participate in this opportunity to improve your photography and learn from others’ photos, to reap the benefits.

             VIDEOS:  We also will show videos of the April Theme  photos, alter image and critiques, Slide shows for the Busch Wildlife Field Trip and the Class on Lighting for Portraits will be, hopefully, at the May meeting. 

               QUESTIONS ANSWERED:   We will provide some time to answer questions on your Camera, Lenses, composition and Post Processing at the this meeting, so bring your questions and your suggestions for other presentations from our group of experienced photographers and other local experts.    Please, for your safety, with the increase in Covid we ask you to wear masks at our meeting if you feel more comfortable!

  • SLIDE SHOWS. We enjoy an interesting slide show, if you have one to share.  Should you need assistance in preparing your photographs to create a slide show, we can show you how it is done.

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ROCKY NOOK is the finest photography book publisher in the world and we are fortunate to have a very long and great relationship with them. As you have seen, by the books I have brought to the Club the quality and information can’t be beat! I also do book reviews for their new books.      At the meeting I will bring their latest, which is TRIVIA for PHOTOGRAPHERS and will play a few rounds. I urge you all to go on their website at rockynook.com to check out the books. ALSO! Our club members get a 35% discount by using the code LCC35.


UPCOMING EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS.    Mark your calendars! 

March 23, 2022, 5:30 pm      Linda Brinckerhoff Workshop on Portraits.  This is a  hands-on workshop focusing on PORTRAITS. We will have stations set up and Models. Bring your Cameras and tripods!   This event is limited to those who have already registered. 

April 20, 2022 –  LCC Board Meeting at 6:00 pm at the NPB Library. 

April, 23 (?) 2022 EARLY morning – Visit to Wakodahatchee to view and photograph new baby birds and other wildlife of interest.  We will confirm this date for the group at the April meeting. 

NEXT MONTH’S (May) THEME FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: 

            For those who think ahead – our monthly theme for MAY will be BIRDS.

May 10, 2022. At our May 10 meeting, we hope to have Bill LaFlamme talk to us about how to take Sunrise and evening/sunset photos.  Later, we will schedule a morning trip to Bethesda by the Sea church and the Palm Beach Lake Trail for photographs. 

June, 2022 (tbd)   A Sunset trip to the Four Arts Museum/Sculpture Garden for sunset photos followed by dinner together for those who are interested at Duffy’s. 

If you know of a Photo Shoot or are planning a Photo Outing, please let me know and I will forward to the Club Members and you might get some company again, all very informal.

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